Honolulu Magazine - September 2008

Obama's Hawaii Childhood

The Dream Begins: How Hawaii Shaped Barack Obama, the new book by local journalists Stu Glauberman and Jerry Burris, starts and ends with the 2004 Democratic National Convention keynote speech in Boston, a pivotal moment in Obama's career. In between…

Books for Sports Fans

Here’s an idea for tailgating amusement: Quiz your friends and family with the brain teasers in author Lance Tominaga’s new book, The Hawaii Sports Trivia Challenge: 1,000 Questions to Test Your Sports IQ. A lifelong sports fan, Tominaga was a…

CD Reviews: Manoa Voices and Kawaikapuokalani Hewett

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Does Hawaii Need a Con Con?

  James R. "Duke" Aiona Jr. LT. Governor The state constitution must evolve with the times. That is why the founders of our state recognized the importance of maintaining a living, evolving constitution when they incorporated a provision that calls…

Tapped Out

Faced with a looming water crisis, can Maui juggle its environmental and economic needs?